Definitions of quit

  1. To cease or desist; let go; forsake; abandon.
  2. To acquit; free or clear.
  3. Discharge, as an obligation or duty; stop; give up; as, to quit work; forsake; as, to quit the path of duty; to depart from; as, he quit the house forever.
  4. To release from obligation, accusation, etc.: to acquit: to depart from: to give up: to clear by full performance:- pr. p. quitting; pa. t. and pa. p. quitted.
  5. To release; leave.
  6. put an end to a state or an activity; " Quit teasing your little brother"
  7. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; " In the second round, the challenger gave up"
  8. go away or leave
  9. turn away from; give up; " I am foreswearing women forever"
  10. Released from obligation, charge, penalty, etc.; free; clear; absolved; acquitted.
  11. To leave; to depart from; to liberate; to release; to discharge; to requite; to abandon. To quit cost, to pay. To quit scores, to make even; to clear mutually from demands. To be quits, applied to persons who separate or settle their matters on equal terms.
  12. To discharge an obligation; to absolve; to acquit; to conduct; to abandon; to forsake; to resign; to give up.
  13. Quitting.
  14. To set at rest; to free, as from anything harmful or oppressive; to relieve; to clear; to liberate.
  15. To release from obligation, accusation, penalty, or the like; to absolve; to acquit.
  16. To discharge, as an obligation or duty; to meet and satisfy, as a claim or debt; to make payment for or of; to requite; to repay.
  17. To carry through; to go through to the end.
  18. To have done with; to cease from; to stop; hence, to depart from; to leave; to forsake; as, to quit work; to quit the place; to quit jesting.
  19. To meet the claims upon, or expectations entertained of; to conduct; to acquit; - used reflexively.
  20. Freed from.
  21. ( B.) Set free: acquitted: released from obligation.
  22. Set free; rid.
  23. Discharged; released; clear; free.
  24. Free; clear; discharged from.
  25. Quit or quitted.
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